Jeanette Wood 1932-2021
Last updated 1/21/2021 at 1:44pm
Jeannette Wood passed away, comfortably, at her home in Woodway on Jan. 9, 2021, after a long struggle with dementia. Born in Auburn, New York, on Feb. 19, 1932, to Nick and Rose Picciano, Jeannette attended Cornell University and earned a degree in home economics in 1953.
It was at Cornell where Jeannette met the love of her life, Ross Wood. They were married on Jeannette's birthday on Feb. 19, 1955, and spent the next 57 years together until Ross' passing in 2012. In 1959, Ross received an offer to work for the Boeing Company. They decided to come out west and try it for a few years. Th...